Welcome to "Life is GREAT on Highway 8!", sponsored by the Chisago Lakes Area Community Foundation. Each of the 5 cities along the Highway 8 Corridor in Minnesota, from Chisago City to Taylors Falls, has a large oversized, brightly-colored Adirondack-style chair. There are also 37 artistically-designed chairs outdoors at sponsor locations along the Highway 8 corridor available to buy through a silent auction. Silent auction bids will be updated periodically. Click on photos to learn more .

Chair # 28 – Keeping Life GREAT! – Final bid $250

Pinned on June 28, 2013 at 3:47 am by Lou Ann

Chair # 28 – Keeping Life GREAT! – Final bid $250

Chair # 28  (click photo to enlarge)

LOCATION:   Al’s Center Saloon – good company, great burgers!  Al’s Center Saloon is a rustic, cozy bar with an amazing selection of scotch and various beers from around the world that set Al’s apart from any establishment in the area.  With live music, pool and darts, a good time is hard to avoid – not to mention Al’s fantastic pizza and the best burgers around.

325 Summit Ave.

Center City, MN

651 257-5757


ARTIST:                     Donna Herring, Scandia

 CHAIR NAME:          “Keeping Life GREAT!”

Donna is a massage therapist at Vitalize! Wellness Center.  She has three sons who are all in the military.   The Herring family is experiencing their 6th deployment, with their youngest son currently deployed to Afghanistan.  Her other two sons also served there.  Donna decided to share her artistic talents on the Highway 8 Chairs project as a tribute to all the sons and daughters who have served our country.


Visit the sponsor locations for all 37 Highway 8 Chairs for a chance to win $200 in gift certificates to the sponsor(s) of your choice.  Just keep track of the chair codes on the Highway 8 Chairs Map.  To place a Silent Auction Bid for this chair, place your bid on the bid sheet inside Al’s Saloon during business hours.